The Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC), in partnership with the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), has recently launched a unique mapping and analysis tool—the ShakeOut Participation Dashboard. The dashboard depicts nationwide participation rates among K-12 students in the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill, relative to the number of students enrolled in K-12 public schools. It is […]
CUSEC is seeking proposals from independent contractors, firms, and/or organizations to support a regional, multi-state earthquake and disaster resiliency planning effort. The application period is August 12, 2020 through August 28, 2020 at 4:30PM CDT. For information, view the employment/request for proposals section of our website.
Cecil Whaley, Assistant Director and Earthquake Program Manager of the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), passed away today. Being involved in the earthquake program for more than 30 years, Cecil was one of CUSEC’s and NEHRP’s biggest champions. As one of several long standing State Earthquake Program Managers, he was recognized by the National Earthquake […]
CUSEC, along with our Member and Associate States, are participating in FEMA’s Shaken Fury 2019 regional earthquake exercise from May 29 – June 7, 2019. The exercise is designed to test response and recovery capabilities following a major New Madrid Seismic Zone earthquake and is the culmination of several years of planning and preparedness activities […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEMPHIS, TN — Leadership from the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) First Responders Group recently met in Washington, DC, to further collaborative efforts to develop new technologies and capabilities that will enhance the Nation’s public safety, homeland security, and […]